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NBC
Apr 29, 2010 4:00pm EDT
obama says civil rights leader dr. dorothy height deserves a place of honor in america's memory. he was among the many dignitaries that gathered at national cathedral today for height's funeral service. michelle franzen has our report. >> reporter: mourners filled washington's national cathedral to honor dr. dorothy height. the activist and educator considered the godmother of the civil rights movement. ♪ a moving service at times. even for president obama who delivered the eulogy. >> she, too, deserves a place in our history books. she, too, deserves a mace of honor in america's memory. >> reporter: he reflected on height's life of 98 years. and her life's work leading the study march to bring equality to all. >> look at her body of work. desegregating the wyca, laying the groundwork for integration on wednesdays in mississippi. strategizing the civil rights leaders, holding her own and the only woman in the room. >> reporter: on this day, she was surrounded by friends, civil rights leaders, dignitaries, family, including her 88-year-old nephew. >> she was a good mentor, someone
NBC
Apr 21, 2010 4:00pm EDT
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NBC
Apr 22, 2010 4:00pm EDT
than fios. now pay just $99.99 a month for verizon fios tv, america's top-rated internet, and phone guaranteed for 2 years. that's fios price protection, and it saves you hundreds of dollars. fios delivers the best channel lineup and the peace of mind that comes with paying the same low price every month. call 1.888.get.fios now to lock in $99.99 with a 2-year agreement. a price guaranteed for 2 years. we'll even include a free dvr for 6 months. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities >>> taste of freedom is finally over. norwegian military dog that disappeared on the grounds of dulles international airport has been found. these are live pictures. he's just boarded this plane, the 121-month-old doberman somehow got out of his travel crate about ten cloak last night. while he and his handler waited for their flight home. a maintenance worker spotted the dog about 3:00 this afternoon and in a remo area of the airport. the dog's handler was brought in and finally captured it. get this. the do
NBC
Apr 1, 2010 4:00pm EDT
association of america is facing and why thousands of kids could be in danger. >>> at 4:45, another local death linked to swine flu. why potential outbreak is once again becoming imminent here in the u.s. if we don't know how big our community is, how do we know how big our hospitals need to be? the census helps us know exactly what we need, so everyone can get their fair share of funding. we can't move forward until you mail it back. 2010 census. >>> we may all be soon driving greener cars to get better mileage. several years from now, thgh. today's president obama's administration signed off on new standards that mandate better fuel efficiency. the environmental protection agency set new emission standards. changes are part of to can you greenhouse gases and defense on oil. people are worried about the cost. steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: it is an average to be phased in over four years. by 2016 the fleet of new vehicles sold in this country from the smallest cars to pickup trucks and suvs has to average nearly 50% better gas mileage. from 25 miles per gallon now to 35.5 in six
NBC
Apr 15, 2010 4:00pm EDT
america. steve and patty pratt from georgia. >> i just want to be left alone. i want to have my money to do what i want with it. >> we know and they need to hear us. >> reporter: tea partiers tend to be white, male, married, republican, according to a new cbs/"new york times" poll. 18% of americans say that they are part of the movement. tea party rallies were held in iowa, illinois, traditionally lib rat madison wisconsin and dozens organizers say hundreds of other towns. 96% of tea partiers rate the economy as bad. 84% have unfavorable opinions of the president. >> we are talking about barack obama. i don't think he cares about the united states. >> reporter: some have extreme views of the president. >> i think he -- he wants to take this country in that direction. >> reporter: tea partiers are pushing a new contract from america. demanding more individual liberties, smaller government, and lower taxes. that tea party message may be more appealing to the mainstream. today's ap poll. approval of obama health care reform is down from about 50% to just 39%. live from the mall nex
NBC
Apr 14, 2010 4:00pm EDT
teen issues as they struggle to compete and do well. the race to nowhere. the dark side of america's achievement culture. >> i'm in cheerleading, i'm in a club called best buddies. i'm in leadership at my school. running for senior class president. >> reporter: brittney says she loves being involved. but like so many students, her motivation is her college application. >> college is the main reason do i everything. >> reporter: the documentary profiles students saying they are overscheduled and overworked. the victims of the dark side of america's achievement culture. >> sleep deprived, competing to be approved. they are becoming mentally unhealthy. >> kids on the big screen, moreno says they come often. >> being overwhelmed and yes, the pressure to get in a a good college. >> reporter: like a growing number of families she came to see the fill william her mother. >> suicide this year. it was -- it was over a breakup. >> reporter: lisa says teenagers just can't do it. >> too much pressure to be accepted by your peers in school and all this. >> reporter: the film struck a cord with pa
NBC
Apr 20, 2010 4:00pm EDT
control. >>> new report out this week claims childhood obesity in america is threatening national security. a group of retired military leaders issued the report which said nearly a third of americans between the ages of 17 and 24 are just too fat to join the military. on top of that, they place blame on school lunches. brian mooar has the story from the hill. >> reporter: are america's kids getting too fat to fight for their country? a new report says yes. a group of retired military leaders said that it is a growing national security problem. >> our report shows more than 99 million young adults are too overweight to enjoy the milit y military. that's 27% of young adults in this country. >> in fact, it has been shown that for the first time in our history that the health of children today is worse than that of their parents. >> reporter: the report blames school men use loaded with junk and fatty foods. >> what children eat and drink during school hours can constitute up to 40% of their daily nutrient intake. >> reporter: the obama administration is pushing for a healthy school
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 4:00pm EDT
but did not arrest him until last year until his girlfriend in miami saw him on "america's most wanted" and turned him in. >>> we now know the name of the cyclist killed bay d.c. national guard vehicle yesterday. 68-year-old constance holden was riding her bike near the convention center when she was struck. the vehicle was assigned to a motorcade for the nuclear summit. holden was a veteran journalist for a signs journal. the accident is under investigation. >>> at the summit today, president obama warned of a potential catastrophe should nuclear components fall into the hands of terrorists. aside from clear concerns about iran, the big topic on the agenda is so-called loose nukes. steve handelsman has our story. >> reporter: at his huge security summit president obama issued warn. >> at the risk of a nuclear confrontation between nations has gone down. but the risk of nuclear attack has gone up. >> reporter: the problem is no longer rockets carrying hydrogen bombs. it is a nuke the size of an april until a truck or a shipping container. sent by terrorists like al qaeda and the
NBC
Apr 27, 2010 4:00pm EDT
no further than fios. now pay just $99.99 a month for verizon fios tv, america's top-rated internet and phone guaranteed for 2 years. that's fios price protection, and it saves you hundreds of dollars. fios delivers the best channel lineup and the peace of mind that comes with paying the same low price every month. call 1.888.get.fios now to lock in $99.99 with a 2-year agreement. a price guaranteed for 2 years. we'll even include a free dvr for 6 months. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> as we reported earlier, rock star bret michaels is currently in the hospital suffering from a brain hemorrhage. the singer remains in critical condition while doctors try to pinpoint the source of the bleeding. here to talk more about this type of brain hemorrhage is dr. michael yochelson of the dock is brain injury director at the hospital. and thank you so much first of all, for coming in. we understand the type of hemorrhage that michaels suffer suffered is -- >> it is more a description of the location of the bleed and typically they are fairly l
NBC
Apr 19, 2010 4:00pm EDT
pay just $99.99 a month for verizon fios tv, america's top-rated internet, and phone guaranteed for 2 years. that's fios price protection, and it saves you hundreds of dollars. fios delivers the best channel lineup and the peace of mind that comes with paying the same low price every month. call 1.888.get.fios now to lock in $99.99 with a 2-year agreement. a price guaranteed for 2 years. we'll even include a free dvr for 6 months. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities >>> if you have springtime allergies you may be using them, but you may also be using old contaminated meds and putting your health at risk. >> a little spring cleaning for your medicine cabinet.xd >> last week, my eyes were itching so bad i wanted to gouge them out. i grabbed my old nasocort yop say don't use it. why? >> even though the expiration date may not be up yet, the same reason why you wouldn't eat a jar of pickles that still had the fork in it from the last time you used it. you stuck this up your nose a coup of
NBC
Apr 9, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. she expects their numbers to be staggering. one of america's largest caribbean communities. you will find them all over the country. research suggests when you include second and third generations, there are as many as 25 million people nationwide who have caribbean roots. that's why there is a massive nationwide campaign telling people to select their race and write in their country of origin. more than ever before, they are more informed and more eager to be counted and more aware there is strength and money in numbers. >> that's "news4 at 4:00." "news4 at 5:00" starts right now. >>> a betrayal of trust. a man who was supposed to be helping people with disabilities gets around. accused of sexually assaulting one of them. good afternoon. welcome to "news4 at 5:00." i'm wendy reer. >> i'm jim handly. our top story at 5:00. a metro access driver has been arrested by metro transit police for allegedly sexually assaulting a customer. >> darcy spencer live at metro head quarters with the details on this. darcy? >> reporter: metro police are
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 4:00pm EDT
main street and across america. >> reporter: back on capitol hill, a group from delaware demanded action. >> there's not an american in this country that doesn't know we need financial reform. democrats and republicans. >> reporter: senate republicans, again, blocked the democrats' bill. >> motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: claiming it would overregulate consumer credit and cost jobs. >> because -- what is being proposed is incredibly expansive. >> reporter: main focus of democrats is the banks whose near collapse helped cause the recession. >> while this was happening our government just stood idly by like a lookout man at a bank robbery. >> reporter: exhibit 1 was yesterday. goldman sachs being sued for fraud. >> they think that, yeah, they can do anything they want and get away with it and that's the problem. the rules have got to be significantly tightened and we have to reform wall street. >> reporter: goldman's boss agrees. >> we support the direction of the bill. >> reporter: republicans are hanging tough. >> people seem to be willing to come out in support of the bill
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